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Making Waves

Making Waves

Making Waves – The Art of Cinematic Sound, is an outstanding achievement not only as a stand-alone documentary film, but also as one of the only films that is…

First look: Saramonic SmartRig+ audio interfaces for USB-C or Lightning

First look: Saramonic SmartRig+ audio interfaces for USB-C or Lightning

I just received review samples of the Saramonic SmartRig+ portable audio interfaces, which handle two channels, either XLR balanced or TRS unbalanced. Yes, they offer optional phantom power for the…

Zylia introduces 53 microphones installation for Virtual Reality projects

Zylia introduces 53 microphones installation for Virtual Reality projects

Zylia’s test setup for 6 Degrees of Freedom audio (6DoF) is based on 53, 3rd order Ambisonics microphone arrays in five layers, to create a full immersion of the…

A Better XLR Mini Adapter for The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

A Better XLR Mini Adapter for The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Small is great. Small is lovely. Small may also mean big steps to fully accessorize your Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K/4K. What I want out of a small camera…

RØDE NTG5 short shotgun mic: 5 ways it dethrones the MKH-416

RØDE NTG5 short shotgun mic: 5 ways it dethrones the MKH-416

Since before the NTG5’s review sample arrived from Australia, I was already thinking about different ways to measure and test it, both by itself and against the industry standard…

RØDE launches new VideoMic NTG hybrid shotgun microphone

RØDE launches new VideoMic NTG hybrid shotgun microphone

Today, RØDE announced the new VideoMic NTG shotgun microphone. It’s the first hybrid shotgun I’ve ever seen to hit the market, with several attractive features and technology…

Review: iZotope Dialogue Match

Review: iZotope Dialogue Match

With Dialogue Match, iZotope has once again created go to technology for post audio professionals. Their RX line is now a very mature product with a dazzling array of audio…

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

RØDECaster honors iconic RE20 mic with a preset

Some may ask: “Has hell frozen over?” when they hear that the worldwide known mic manufacturer from Australia (RØDE) has just announced that it has added a dedicated equalization…

Anker adapter could let RØDE SC6-L audio interface work with USB-C devices like Android, Mac and more

Anker adapter could let RØDE SC6-L audio interface work with USB-C devices like Android, Mac and more

As I have covered in prior articles, the RØDE SC6-L is a powerful yet misunderstood and unappreciated dual-channel audio interface, with bi-directional 48 kHz 24-bit…

RØDE unveils NTG5 short shotgun microphone

RØDE unveils NTG5 short shotgun microphone

NOW UPDATED WITH VIDEO: Under strict embargo until now, RØDE has just unveiled its new NTG5 short shotgun microphone. The Australian manufacturer states that the NTG5 sets a new…

Review: Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule

Review: Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule

Here is my review of the ≈US$170 Samson DE50x head microphone with micro-miniature capsule. The DE50x includes 4 windscreens, a collar clip, and a very practical carrying case…

RØDE’s ‘Golden Ears’ Challenge’: Take the quiz and perhaps win

RØDE’s ‘Golden Ears’ Challenge’: Take the quiz and perhaps win

A couple of months back, RØDE started producing a series of videos called Audio For Film 101, exploring the basics of recording sound for video. RØDE says that…

Rode Wireless Go vs.Tascam DR-10L

Rode Wireless Go vs.Tascam DR-10L

In order to expand my field audio recording options for interview situations, I recently purchased both the new RODE wireless Go system as well as the Tascam DR-10L. While…

RØDECaster adds 25+ new features with free 2.0 update

RØDECaster adds 25+ new features with free 2.0 update

The multipurpose RØDECaster Pro mixer/recorder/player continues to innovate. The Australian manufacturer just announced a new firmware update. The 2.0 update adds over 25 new features to…

Review: V-MODA BoomPro head microphone for certain headphones

Review: V-MODA BoomPro head microphone for certain headphones

The ≈US$30 V-MODA BoomPro microphone sounds great in its niche and is most similar to another head microphone I have reviewed before, the competing ModMic 5. What they…

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